Year 8 Geography Learning Map

Autumn Term

Development

  • What is development?
  • How do we measure development?
  • What is the Human Development Index?
  • Where is the Democratic Republic of Congo and what is it like?
  • What are the causes of uneven development?
  • How can botton-up projects promote development?
  • How can top-down projects promote development?
  • Where is Nigeria and what is it like?
  • How important is Nigeria?
  • How sustainable is oil extraction in Nigeria?
    Assessment

Knowledge Organiser https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zvp39j6/revision/1

What is Africa Like?

  • PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA
  • CLIMATE CHANGE AND AFRICA
  • WHERE PEOPLE LIVE IN AFRICA
  • WHAT IS DESERTIFICATION?
  • WHAT ARE THE IMPACTS OF DESERTIFICATION
  • WHAT ARE AFRICA’S NATURAL RESOURCES?
  • DIAMONDS AND AFRICA
  • DRAGONS OF AFRICA
  • AFRICA’S TECHNOLOGY GAP
  • TOURISM IN AFRICA
  • Developing tourism in Africa

Knowledge Organisers

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/africa-physical-geography/

https://www.worldometers.info/population/countries-in-africa-by-population/

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/desertification/

https://www.miningafrica.net/natural-resources-in-africa/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zvp39j6/revision/4

https://www.wttc.org/about/media-centre/press-releases/press-releases/2019/african-tourism-sector-booming-second-fastest-growth-rate-in-the-world/

What are HIV/AIDs

  • What are AIDS/HIV?
  • HOW BIG A PROBLEM is AIDS/HIV in Africa?
  • IMPACTS OF AIDS IN AFRICA
  • UGANDA CASE STUDY

Knowledge Organiser

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z9bmn39/revision/2


Spring Term

Dangerous Geography

  • WHAT IS DANGEROUS GEOGRAHY
  • WHERE ARE THE HAZARD ZONES
  • STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH
  • PLATE TECTONICS
  • IS THE CRUST STABLE?
  • WHAT ARE EARTHQUAKES?
  • HOW MUCH DO I KNOW?
  • WHAT ARE TSUNAMIS?
  • JAPAN CASE STUDY
  • WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A TSUNAMI?
  • JAPAN’S RECOVERY AND RESPONSES
  • WHAT IS YELLOWSTONE?
  • SUPERVOLCANO – HOW BAD COULD IT BE?
  • WHEN WILL YELLOWSTONE ERRUPT?
  • WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT YELLOWSTONE?
  • HOW IS ICELAND SHAPED?
  • EYJAFJALLAJOKULL CASE STUDY
  • PREVENTING ERUPTIONS
  • GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

Knowledge Organisers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zyhv4wx/revision/1

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zyhv4wx/revision/2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zbfrd2p/revision/1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvG8LGKyC24

https://www.britannica.com/event/Japan-earthquake-and-tsunami-of-2011/Relief-and-rebuilding-efforts

https://www.iflscience.com/environment/this-is-what-would-happen-to-the-world-if-the-yellowstone-supervolcano-erupted-today/

https://www.livescience.com/8129-iceland-form.html

https://www.bgs.ac.uk/research/volcanoes/icelandic_ash.html

http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/vwdocs/volc_images/europe_west_asia/heimaey/heimaey.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zggk87h/revision/5


Summer Term

How and why does population change

  • WHAT IS POPULATION CHANGE?
  • POPULATION PYRAMIDS – HOW CAN WE USE THEM?
  • DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL
  • PROBLEMS OF A YOUTHFUL POPULATION
  • KERALA CASE STUDY
  • PROBLEMS OF AN AGING POPULATION
  • WHAT IS MIGRATION?

Knowledge Organisers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zkg82hv/revision/3

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zkg82hv/revision/4

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zpgjk2p/revision/2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zdcwxnb/revision/1

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zkg82hv/revision/5